|Editorial - Transparency needed for JPS deals
ROBERT Pickersgill, who was at the time acting as head of the Government, told parliamentary colleagues last week that it was the administration, rather than Mirant, which holds the blade with regard to Mirant's plan to sell its 80 per cent stake...
The GSAT and us
ONCE AGAIN, the GSAT has been the subject of great debate in our society. Since its introduction six years ago, there have been public discussions, concerns expressed by parents and guardians, charges and countercharges made... (Evans)
Good riddance, Mirant!
MIRANT WANTS to sell up and get out of Jamaica after five years. This is an inestimable piece of good fortune for the island. Mirant is the 80 per cent owner of the Jamaica Public Service (JPS), sole supplier of electricity to the island. (Ritch)
Sexing up things
THERE IS a relatively new expression that describes any attempt to embellish or 'pretty up' the truth as 'sexing up' something. (Taylor)
Wanted: A third paradigm
SINCE THE beginning of the millennium, the Jamaican economy has grown in every single year, including 2004 when it was hit by Hurricane Ivan. But the growth rate has been much too sluggish and far too low to inspire hope... (Wilson)